In this social studies activity, students find the terms in the word search puzzle that point to the events of Watergate. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Watergate and White House Scandals
How scandalous! Take your class through the more implicating pages of American history with this instructional activity, which compares Watergate to other White House scandals (Iran-Contra, Teapot Dome, or Whitewater). Then create a...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Watergate Articles of Impeachment
Eleventh graders investigate the charges brought against President Nixon. In this 20th century America lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from Articles of Impeachment and respond to the provided discussion questions about the Watergate...
11th Social Studies & History
U.S. v. Nixon (1974)
Do the communications of the president of the United States have the privilege of confidentiality? Read the arguments behind president Richard Nixon and the Supreme Course in US v. Nixon, and take a closer look at the timeline of the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Watergate Scandal: United States vs. Nixon
While the break-in at Watergate in the 1970s and the subsequent resignation of President Nixon was surely scandalous, what is more noteworthy is the lasting impact such an event had on the American public. With this engaging video, your...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Constitutional Issues: Watergate and the Constitution
Students take and defend positions on what conditions contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a constitutional government. They debate whether or not the government should have prosecuted Nixon over the Watergate scandal.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Nov. 17, 1973 | Nixon Declares 'I Am Not a Crook'
Connect events of the past to events of today. Budding historians read an eight paragraph passage describing the Watergate scandal. They then connect the Nixon scandal to sex scandals of recent times. There are six critical thinking...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
History vs. Richard Nixon
Should we remember Richard Nixon only for his abuse of power and the scandal that resulted in the end of his presidency? Here is a fantastic TedEd video illustrating major highlights from Nixon's term as president of the United States,...
6 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable